polystichous

adjective
po·lys·ti·chous | \pə-ˈli-sti-kəs \

Definition of polystichous 

: arranged in several rows

First Known Use of polystichous

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polystichous

Greek polystichos, from poly- + stichos row — more at distich

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